Handel* - Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott ‎– Messiah

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Virgin Veritas ‎– 7243 5 62004 2 5
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2 × CD, Reissue
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Messiah; HWV 56
Part The First
1-1 Sinfony: Agarve - Allegro Moderato 3:39
1-2 Acompagnato: Tenor: Comfort Ye My People 3:19
1-3 Air, Tenor: Ev'ry Valley Shall Exalted 3:46
1-4 Chorus: And The Glory Of The Lord Shall Be Revealed 2:51
1-5 Acompagnato, Bass: Thus Saith The Lord Of Hosts 1:26
1-6 Air, Countertenor: But Who May Abide The Day Of His Coming 4:26
1-7 Chorus: And He Shall Purify 2:38
1-8 Recitative, Alto: Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive 0:25
1-9 Air, Alto & Chorus: O Thou The Tallest Good Tidings To Zion 5:37
1-10 Acompagnato, Bass: For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover The Earth 2:15
1-11 Air: Bass: The People That Walked In Darkness 3:48
1-12 Chorus: For Unto Us A Child Is Born 4:09
1-13 Pifa: Larghetto E Mezzo Piano 0:54
1-14 Recitative & Accompagnato, Sopran: There Were Shepards; Recitativo Soprano: And The Angel Said Unto Them; And Suddenly There Was With The Angel 1:25
1-15 Chorus: Glory To God In The Highest 1:59
1-16 Air, Soprano: I Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter Of Zion 4:30
1-17 Recitative, Countertenor: Then Shall The Eyes Of The Blind Be Open'd 0:22
1-18 Air, Countertenor, Soprano: He Shall Feed His Flock Like A Shepard 2:36
1-19 Chorus: His Yoke Is Easy, His Burthen Is Light
Part The Second
1-20 Chorus: Behold, The Lamb Of God 3:10
1-21 Air, Alto: He Was Despised 11:46
1-22 Chorus: Surely, He Hath Borne Our Griefs 2:28
1-23 Chorus: And With His Stripes We Are Healed 1:59
1-24 Chorus: All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray 4:01
2-1 Acompagnato, Tenor: All They That See Him, Laugh Him To Scorn 0:50
2-2 Chorus: He Trusted In God 2:22
2-3 Accompagnato, Tenor: The Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart 1:36
2-4 Arioso, Tenor: Behold, And See If There Be Any Sorrow 1:46
2-5 Accompagnato, Soprano: He Was Cut Off Out Of The Land Of The Living 0:20
2-6 Air, Soprano: But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul In Hell 2:46
2-7 Chorus: Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates 3:16
2-8 Rectative, Tenor: Unto Which Of The Angels 0:20
2-9 Chorus: Let All The Angels Of God Worship Him 1:29
2-10 Air, Countertenor: Thou Art Gone Up On High 3:15
2-11 Chorus: The Lord Gave The Word 1:16
2-12 Air, Soprano: How Beautiful Are The Feet 2:16
2-13 Chorus: Their Sound Is Gone Out Into All Lands 1:37
2-14 Air, Bass: Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage Together 1:28
2-15 Chorus: Let Us Break Teir Bonds Asunder 1:50
2-16 Recitative, Tenor: He That Dwelleth In Heaven 0:12
2-17 Air, Tenor: Thou Shall Break Them 2:07
2-18 Chorus: Hallelujah! 3:59
Part The Third
2-19 Air, Soprano: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth 6:35
2-20 Chorus: Since By Man Came Death 2:21
2-21 Accompagnato, Bass: Behold I Tell You A Mystery 0:31
2-22 Air, Bass: The Trumpet Shall Sound 8:48
2-23 Recitativo, Countertenor: Then Shall Be Brought To Pass The Saying 0:18
2-24 Duet, Countertenor, Tenor: O Death , Where Is The Sting 1:11
2-25 Chorus: But Thanks Be To God 2:32
2-26 Air, Alto: If God Be For Us 4:56
2-27 Chorus: Worthy Is The Lamb That Was Slain...Amen 7:17

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Credits

Notes

℗ 1989 The Copyright in this sound recording is owned by EMI RecordsLtd./ Virgin Classics
© 2002 EMI Records Ltd. / Virgin Calssics

Recorded at Abbey Road Studio No. 1 April 1988

Re-Reissue from:
EMI 7 49801 2; Recorded in 1988; Released in 1989
Virgin Veritas 5 61330 2, Reissued in 1996.

Total Time:
CD1: 78:40
CD2: 67:39

Cover Gaudenzio Ferrari (d. 1546): Christ rising from the Tomb; The National Gallery, London
Include booklet with notes in English, German and French

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 24356 20042 5
  • Label Code: LC 7873

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